Our company was founded by Robbie Hinkle, who has over 40 years experience in the business. Through his knowledge and expertise, the company has grown from a small utility company of only 10 employees to over 150 employees in the area’s utility installation industry.
We strongly believe that our company’s success is due to our exceptional management and field staff that take great pride in providing the utmost quality of service to our customers.
Robbie Hinkle, CEO
Robbie Hinkle has worked in the construction industry for over 30 years, beginning his career at B. Frank Joy, LLC learning the basics of the trade. While at B. Frank Joy, LLC Robbie focused on underground utility installations for commercial, industrial and utility customers throughout the Washington, DC area. Robbie held increasingly responsible positions moving to crew leader to full Project Management.
Robbie saw a need that was not fulfilled by the construction companies, with the vision of bringing a new company to the market, Robbie incorporated R.B. Hinkle Construction in 1993. He started with three crews, a small base of equipment and lots of hard work. As owner and CEO of RB Hinkle, Robbie established the company’s corporate objectives and concentrated on managing and growing the business. He maintains an active role in servicing clients and R.B. Hinkle’s overall business development.
In 2013, Robbie promoted his daughter Dina Holstead to President of R.B. Hinkle while he pursued the sale of the company to PLH Group. The sale was completed in May of 2014.
As CEO, Robbie guides and oversees the direction of the company. With his solid business and management background, Robbie has provided the leadership necessary to grow a start-up company into the highly successful business it is today.
Office: (703) 430-0200
Dina Holstead, President
Dina Holstead is the President of RB Hinkle, an underground utility construction company servicing the mid-Atlantic area. Dina sets the strategy and goals for RB Hinkle Construction in collaboration with her father Robbie Hinkle, CEO who directs the organization’s growth through new service offerings and coordination with parent company PLH Group.
Dina joined RB Hinkle in 1996 and has served in numerous office positions during her almost 20 year tenure including Chief Financial Officer. Under her leadership, Dina operates with a “family company” philosophy that maximizes the organization’s resources and expertise on projects and business pursuits. She has been the driving force behind RB Hinkle’s expansion beyond the District of Columbia to the Mid-Atlantic with sights on a wider geographic footprint in 2016.
Dina became President of RB Hinkle in 2013 and was instrumental in the Energy Capital Partners transaction with PLH Group. She is a graduate of Shepherd University in Shepherdstown WV and is very active in the community supporting various non-profits including Susan G. Komen Foundation, Girl Scouts, MS Society and several local foundations.
Office: (703) 430-0200
Pedro brings 15+ years of experience in the utility underground business; with an expertise in Project Management, Estimating, Construction Operations and Executive Leadership.
Pedro holds a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Master Degrees in both Engineering Management and Business Administration.
Phone: (571) 267-7437
Edward T. DeNeale, IV, CHST, ASHM
Mr. DeNeale is an award-winning safety professional with more than a decade of experience developing and implementing Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) programs for multiple concurrent federal and commercial sector projects. These projects involved complex building systems, modernizations and critical utilities installations for DHS-FEMA, FBI, US Army Corps of Engineers, NAVFAC, NOAA, GSA, Northrop Grumman, Boeing and the FAA. As a certified OSHA 500 Construction Outreach Trainer, he also develops and delivers mission-critical training to ensure all operations are held to the highest safety standards.
Mr. DeNeale also received the National Safety Council’s Leadership Award in 2013 and was named to the NSC’s Top Forty under Forty list of Safety Professionals in 2011.
Construction Health & Safety Technician
BCSP, License C1815
Associate Safety and Health Manager
Institute for Safety and Health Management, License 2697 A
National Instructor American Red Cross
First Aid CPR Blood Borne Pathogens
Phone: (703) 863-4158
Doug joined RB Hinkle in January 2016 as the Controller and is responsible for the financial operations of the company. He oversees the accounting department and works closely with parent company PLH Group to provide reporting and financial compliance. Doug has 30+ years of experience in accounting and possesses strong financial planning and organizational skills. He works closely with the auditors, bankers, insurance and bonding companies on the yearly audits; preparing the required reports and financial documents needed to complete these audits in a timely manner.
In addition, Doug coordinates with the President and VP of Operations on bids, budgets and all other financial aspects related to the company’s financial matters. He assists the project managers with claims, change order analysis and contracts and advises on the financial status of the work being performed. Prior to joining RB Hinkle, Doug spent 21 years in the Retail Sector and 9 years in consulting.
Certified Public Accountant – Texas
Masters of Accountancy – Managerial Accounting
Cell Phone: (703) 430-0200
Robin is responsible for the management of the office staff and the office operations (including our numerous expansions). Robin has acquired a wide range of experience since beginning with R.B. Hinkle Construction in 2001, progressing through a variety of responsibilities including payroll and accounting positions. Robin was named office manager in 2010.
Prior to joining R.B. Hinkle, Robin was already immersed in the construction industry having worked for a similar company. Robin is best known as the “go to girl” for all office matters.
Phone: (703) 430-0200
Manager of Pepco Contract
Scott is the manager of the RB Hinkle/Pepco Contract with 15 years of construction experience. Scott manages and oversees approximately 35 crews working exclusively for Pepco Holdings. He is responsible for the projects from conception to completion. He supervises the foremen, organizing projects and timelines, coordinating with Safety, estimating job costs, meeting budget and time goals, ordering materials and maintaining equipment.
Scott is a dedicated leader with excellent communication skills and a proven track record of success overseeing construction quality, managing vendors and the Pepco client relationship.
Phone: (703) 430-0200